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As a result of the temporary closing of College offices due to COVID-19, the enrollment process has changed.

We are receiving an extremely high volume of emails, due to the COVID-19 closures. Response times will be long; please be patient.

Take a look at the steps below:

Step 1: Apply to Thomas Nelson

Applying to the College is free. Before you apply, please review our How to Apply page.

The completed application will indicate your domicile status, Student ID number, and MyTNCC username and temporary password. Make sure to keep this information handy.

College Application

Setup your Accounts

  • Set up your MyTNCC account using your MyTNCC username and temporary password. MyTNCC provides access to important student information and your College email account.
  • You will also have access to our onboarding tool, Navigate, 24 hours after you apply online. Login to Navigate using the credentials generated on the last page of the application. You may download the Navigate app from The Apple Store or the Google Play Store.

Sign in to MyTNCC

Complete the Admissions Process

Admissions will contact you if you have any outstanding items, documents, etc. and will share instructions on the next steps you need to take in order to enroll.

If you need additional help you may also make an appointment to meet with staff in the Admissions office. Learn how here: Admissions Appointment
 

At Thomas Nelson, we use multiple measures and informed self-placement to determine student readiness for college-level English and math courses.

To select the appropriate classes, please complete this survey:

Thomas Nelson Enrollment Survey

More information is available on our College Readiness page.

Step 2: Assess Your Academic Advising Needs

Not all students need to meet with an academic advisor. For more information on your next steps, please determine which description best fits you:

Are you taking classes for personal enrichment or to transfer back to another institution? 

You do not need to see an advisor and may register for classes by accessing Navigate. For assistance on how to register using navigate, click here. If you are unable to self-register, please fill out this enrollment form with your requested classes and send any unofficial transcripts to registration@tncc.edu. If you have not met course prerequisites, you will be unable to enroll in that course. To review course prerequisites, please check the College Catalog.

 

Are you taking classes for personal enrichment or to transfer back to another institution? 

You do not need to see an advisor and may register for classes by accessing Navigate. For assistance on how to register using navigate, click here. If you are unable to self-register, please fill out this enrollment form with your requested classes and send any unofficial transcripts to registration@tncc.edu. If you have not met course prerequisites, you will be unable to enroll in that course. To review course prerequisites, please check the College Catalog.

 

Are you pursuing a certificate or degree program?

Here's how to meet with an advisor:

  1. Prior to scheduling your advising appointment, please complete the Thomas Nelson Placement Survey
  2. Access Navigate to schedule your academic advising appointment. Once you are logged in to Navigate, select the Appointments tab located on the left side of the page and follow the prompts. 

Having trouble? Contact the helpdesk at helpdesk@tncc.edu or call 757-825-2709.

Step 3: Register for classes through Navigate

Navigate is an online platform specifically created for you: a community college student. Learn more about Navigate

Sign in to MyTNCC to register in Navigate

Step 4: Register for New Student Orientation

New Student Orientation is a program for all students with no prior college or university enrollment, including Early College high school students. As a new student, you are required to attend a New Student Orientation session. Register for New Student Orientation.

Step 5: Order Textbooks online

Thomas Nelson bookstores are your one-stop shop for all the materials you need to succeed.

» Bookstore

Step 6: Pay Tuition

Pay for all tuition and fees on time to ensure you aren't dropped from classes. Tuition is due on Friday, December 4 for Spring 2020, Friday, April 30 for Summer 2021.

» Tuition and Fees

 

 

How-to Videos

 

Academic Advising

How-to Make An Appointment With Your Academic Advisor
How-to Access Drop-in Services for Admissions or Advising 

 

Enrollment and Registration

How-to Register for Classes with Navigate
How-to Register for Classes with SIS  
How-to Drop a Class in Navigate
How-to Drop a Class in SIS
How-to View your Class Schedule in Navigate
How-to View your Class Schedule in SIS  
How-to Purchase Textbooks

 

Financial Aid

How-to Check Your To-Do List and Message Center  
How-to Check Your Financial Aid Package
How-to Make An Appointment with Financial Aid or Veterans Services

 

Misc.

How-to Check Thomas Nelson Email
How-to Check Unofficial Transcript in SIS
How-to Download Free Microsoft Office for Students  
Citing Sources from TNCC Library database using Google Docs

During this unprecedented time please be patient as we work to respond to your request. Our email and call volume is very high so we appreciate your patience. We urge you to use the website and Navigate during this time.

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